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The Music Writers' Poll 2013: Lorin Reid

18 December 2013 | 8:50 am | Lorin Reid

Lorin Reid has high hopes for Bluesfest 2014.

Top Ten Albums
1.  J. Cole  -  Born Sinner
2.  Ngaiire  -  Lamentations
3.  Justin Timberlake  -  The 20/20 Experience
4.  Janelle Monae  -  Electric Lady
5.  Horrorshow  -  King Amongst Many
6.  Eminem  -  The Marshall Mathers LP 2
7.  Kanye West  -  Yeezus
8.  Daft Punk  -  Random Access Memories
9.  Vampire Weekend  -  Modern Vampires of the City
10.  Disclosure  -  Settle

Top Three Miscellaneous Albums
1.  Various Artists  -  The Great Gatsby Sountrack
2.  Various Artists  -  Like A Version: Volume Nine
3.  Howard Shore  -  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Soundtrack

Top Five Songs
1.  James Blake  -  Retrograde
2.  Vance Joy  -  Riptide
3.  Janelle Monae  -  Q.U.E.E.N. feat. Erykah Badu
4.  Matt Corby  -  Resolution
5.  Daft Punk  -  Get Lucky feat. Pharrell Williams


Artist Of The Year
1.  Lorde
2.  Horrorshow
3.  Vance Joy
4.  James Blake
5.  Kanye West

Best Five International Artist Performances  
1.  Allen Stone
2.  Beyonce
3.  Lianne Le Havas
4.  Macklemore & Ryan Lewis
5.  James Blake

Best Five Australian Artist Performances  
1.  Horrorshow
2.  Nagiire
3.  Katie Noonan
4.  Matt Corby
5.  Jack Carty

Top Five TV Shows   
1.  The Graham Norton Show
2.  Girls
3.  Please Like Me
4.  Breaking Bad
5.  The Big Bang Theory

Top Five Films
1.  The Great Gatsby
2.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
3.  Mood Indigo
4.  Now You See Me
5.  White House Down

 Top Five Websites
1.  Facebook
2.  Twitter
3.  VICE
4.  Upworthy
5.  Tumblr

The Highlight Of 2013
Allen Stone. Amazing album, amazing live show, amazing voice, amazing message.

Prediction For 2014
Well Allen Stone is coming back for 25th Anniversary of Bluesfest. I think that whole festival will be off the hook!